RA Program

Resident Assistants (RAs) at NDSCS are student staff members in the residence halls who create and promote safe and inclusive living and learning communities on campus. Any current or incoming student can apply to become an RA.

To apply for an RA position, click here.

RAs 2023-24

RA Responsibilities
  • Supporting fellow NDSCS students
  • Developing community
  • Planning building-wide events
  • Assisting with safety and security
  • Performing administrative tasks
    Benefits of Becoming an RA
    • Excellent leadership training
    • Work experience in a convenient and accommodating setting
    • Free single room
    Compensation Benefits

    Total Compensation Valued at $13,648 for the academic year, including:

    • Full Room Waiver for a single room (valued at $4,548)
    • $8,100 in pay
    • $1,000 completion bonus ($500 paid upon completion of fall semester and $500 paid upon completion of spring semester)
    Who Should Become an RA?

    If you…

    • love meeting new people
    • enjoy supporting others
    • want to have an enriching college experience
    • want to be involved
    Qualifications and Requirements
    • Minimum cumulative and semester grade point average (GPA) 2.0
    • Outside employment must be approved by the Department of Residential Life and must not exceed 10 hours a week excluding weekends
    • Notify Senior Staff of any extracurricular activities you are involved in
    • Uphold a level of personal conduct appropriate to the responsibilities of the job
    • Abide by all College and hall policies, as well as state and federal laws